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Thursday, 03 March 2022

  Introducing 'LCVP SELKIE' - Sea Shepherd’s first landing craft which has been named after the Selkies (seal folk) from Celtic and Norse mythology. Commissioned by the Ministry of Defence in 1984 and completed in 1985 at the Souter shipyard at Cowes (Isle of Wight), this Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel (LCVP) was designed primarily to operate from the Royal Navy's amphibious warships...

Thursday, 03 March 2022

Sea Shepherd is delighted that Coldplay has chosen to support our efforts of stopping the damaging effects of over-fishing and other threats to marine wildlife, particularly issues faced by whales and dolphins. In 2019, Coldplay pledged to pause their touring until there was an environmentally sustainable way of doing so.   Coldplay’s ‘Music of the Spheres’ World tour kicks off 18...

Monday, 21 February 2022

After one of the worst years for dolphins in the Faroe Islands in history - Sea Shepherd’s determination to end the grindadrap now intensifies with a significantly upscaled 14th campaign year (our 7th consecutive year on the Faroe Islands). The new campaign will use new resources, more volunteer crew on the ground for longer than ever before, and we will have experienced media teams with us...

Monday, 24 January 2022

A generous donation from Henri-Lloyd strengthens Sea Shepherd’s efforts to protect marine biodiversity and ocean habitats. Jan. 5, 2022 - Sea Shepherd UK’s fight to defend, conserve, and protect the ocean and marine wildlife has received an exciting boost. Henri-Lloyd, a leader in the world of innovative and responsibly made performance clothing that protects sailors and adventurers from the...

Thursday, 18 November 2021

Abandoned, lost, or discarded fishing gear (ALDFG), otherwise known as ghost gear, has been receiving more and more attention in recent years. Scientific reports indicate that ghost nets are the deadliest form of marine plastic pollution, killing millions of marine animals. Thankfully, there are many organisations working to combat this problem internationally. Specifically in the...

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

On Sunday night, September 12th, a super-pod of 1428 Atlantic White-Sided Dolphins was driven for many hours and for around 45 km by speed boats and jet-skis into the shallow water at Skálabotnur beach in the Danish Faroe Islands, where every single one of them was killed. Images of the grind from September 12th at Skálafjörður. Scroll for more. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Sea Shepherd...

Tuesday, 06 July 2021

Federal environmental prosecutors and Peruvian Coast Guard sailors intervene against numerous maritime violations during a successful joint operation with conservationists.  All photos by Sea Shepherd.  Sea Shepherd Ocean Warrior In October 2020, U.S.-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Sea Shepherd Legal entered into an official agreement, known as a Convenio, with FEMA...

Monday, 19 April 2021

In less than two days, armed Sierra Leone Navy sailors stationed on board the Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker carried out a series of covert at-sea raids on fishing vessels in the waters of the West African country of Sierra Leone, arresting five trawlers for illegal fishing. Captain Peter Hammarstedt and Sierra Leone Navy on board arrested trawler In the early morning hours of the 14th of March,...

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Every year in the Faroe Islands around 850 small cetaceans, primarily long finned pilot whales and Atlantic white-sided dolphins, are cruelly killed in dolphin drive hunts called ‘grindadráp’ in Faroese. Sea Shepherd was first activist group in the Faroes in 1983, with further direct-action campaigns in 1985, 1986, 2000, 2011, 2014 and 2015. Then due to vessel restrictions directed at Sea...

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Sea Shepherd UK is excited to launch our new Education Site, showcasing a growing library of both teacher resources and student self-led activities. From UK-wide competitions to informative student-friendly videos, Sea Shepherd UK’s Education Site aims to broaden the message of marine conservation and protection within the UK’s education framework. Created by Sea Shepherd UK’s own volunteer...

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